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I Believe That Laughter Is the Best Stress Relief

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    Stupid Americans

    Indian Chief, "Two Eagles," was asked by a white government official, "You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done." The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M May 12, 2012

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    Going to the hot tub sometimes u just need to

    relax and be with friends <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    I Love Family Guy

    Today isn't the best day and through band I was really quiet and not feeling up to par.  Feelin' pretty down and not thrilled with things right now, but I went to the Student Union place and after a while found a Family Guy clip I've been looking for and laughed so hard I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Sep 15, 2009

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    Lighten Up...

    I work in an office environment for a very large corporate company.  After my experience at various other jobs (landscaping, fast food, retail, etc.), I eventually found myself in my current position, and have been there for well over a decade now. I find...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    Yes laugh when you can,

    it feels amazing. I love smiling too.. I encourage everyone to smile and laugh more often!! One love!
    roebeau roebeau 18-21, F Feb 27, 2014

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    So True!

    And especially true for me, as anyone who has browsed my experience list knows. It's just hard to be mean and grumpy when you're too busy chuckling! :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    It's the Best Way

    "Humor, a great stress reliever! Laugh, be happy and have less stress!" Catherine Pulsifer   “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." Victor Borge   Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    The Postman

    Three women were sitting around throwing back a few drinks and talking about their love lives. One woman said, "I call my husband the dentist. Nobody can drill like he does." The second woman giggled and confessed, "I call my husband the miner because of his incredible shaft...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Mar 17, 2012

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    Memamsdaughter Memamsdaughter 41-45 Jun 15, 2014

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    The Student, The Businessman And The Biker

    There were three guys at a bar. One was a college student, one was a buisness man and the other was a biker. The student tells the two other men that it was his aniversary and he got his wife a pearl necklace and a trip to the Bahamas "**** if she doesnt like the necklace...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    Tropic Thunder!

    Yes I do! That is why I watched Tropic Thunder before I went to work today and it put me in the best mood. That is the funniest movie I have ever seen in my life and I did not stop laughing from start to finish! Tom Cruise dancing! Need I say more, need I!!!! He...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    hahahahahahahah comes with me.

    .. jungle trecking at national park pulau pinang malaysia this sunday..
    syam721 syam721 31-35, M Apr 2, 2014

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    The Best Medicine

    Laughter is truly the best medicine. Along with music, laughter helps me deal with my stress. It relaxes me and helps me focus. I can’t imagine not having these two things in my life, especially when I’m dealing with problems.
    Trident2012 Trident2012 18-21, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Laughing Until I'm Crying

    Because I allow stress to build up over long periods of time without displaying outward signs of distress, when I laugh I tend to laugh until I'm crying....and then I do this weird laughing/crying combination because all that stress is finally being let loose. Unfortunately, once...
    nastalgia721 nastalgia721 22-25, F Jun 16, 2012

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    When I Get Stressed

    I usually end up talking to a friend who will make me laugh. It really helps to get your mind off of the stress.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8, 2008

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    And kliemacks is second.

    Sometimes those trade places. But not often.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    The Cure!!

    It works for me. Very well infact. So much I love to spread the laughter, in whatever way possible. Sometimes people can get very desperate and waaaaaaaaaaaay too stressed. Laughter is the cure I tell you!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    Me Too

    unless of course you are naked and with a person you were hoping to have sex with....uhm not that this has ever happened to me or anything....i'm just saying...you know it would probably cause more stress and make it difficult to perform and it would be a terrible blow to your...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Laughing

    I don't know how many times i have had laugh attacks.LOL. My husband and i will be laying in bed and start laughing at the stupidest things. It's great i love it. Sometimes he thinks he is so funny and he can't stop laughing at himself, you can't help but to laugh.
    butterflies7 butterflies7 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2008

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    Depends On the Type

    There is more than one kind of laughter.  Laughing AT people does not reduce stress, it simply reinforces prejudice and anger.  Laughing at YOURSELF and the complete absurdity of your self-importance and your vanities IS a good way to relieve stress, because it puts you...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    My Story

     I like watching humorous programs. Laughter gives me energy
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    My dad here on Earth. He was awful. To be quite truthful, awful is actually a huge understatement. But that really doesn't even matter. It hasn't mattered ever since I was a baby...
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    I really do believe that for some people it is very easy to take up religion and for others it's near impossible. Some people spend there entire life's just taking in anything...
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    I just got home from working and running errons all day long and it was in the 90s today so of course I drank bodel after bodel of water and because I was to busy trying on clothes...
    Holdingbladder18 Holdingbladder18 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Nudity* helps control and reducing stress.*increases self-confidence and the ability to overcome groundless fears.* encourages greater honesty and openness with others..* reduces...
    SuspDom SuspDom 36-40, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I do believe that's very possible. My best friend is a girl and she is like a sister to me, she's married with children and her son and daughter refer to me as uncle . That's how...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know....reading all the stories here...makes me feel I was never really even friends with my best friend. I mean we never actually met. Except for once. Never before or...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Ive been told, by different people... from my old school days to ermm, probably even quite recently, that sometimes, the 'best' accomplishment i'd achieved for the day..was to...
    sommersjo sommersjo 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Definitely! Not only is it medicine, it is food for the soul. I think laughter elevates us. I sure do feel better after a good laugh.
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You are not your age, Nor the size of the clothes you wear. You are not a weight, Nor the color of your hair. You are not your name, Nor the dimples in your cheeks. You are all...
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am so god damn stressed! I can't talk to anyone about my problems because I have no friends, my family isn't the talking type and they are the one who causes my stress. And I don...
    PrincessSkulls PrincessSkulls 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think it is important to laugh and be silly and have fun as much as possible. Life is too short to mope around and be miserable. Of course I know there are times when a person...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    When I was in the 5th grade we lived in this small 2 bedroom apt. We lived there for about 5 years I'd say. Strange things would always happen but we thought nothing of it or, we...
    iamyeyo iamyeyo 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    Whenever I get stressed out I begin laughing hysterically.
    GentlyWeepingGuitar GentlyWeepingGuitar 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    My best friend is a girl. People always say we're dating or that we like each other. We've been best friends since we were 5. It's funny because we became friends after we got in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 23

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23

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    That you can learn alot of things from being with others, being more relaxed. Less insecure, and alot of other things. Many say that dogs or other pets are good for peoples health...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 23

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